Jul 27

Those Who Pay The Piper Control The Tune

According to one of the world’s most famous politicians, Frank Underwood “In politics you either eat the baby or you are the baby”. That statement is crucial for us as young South African voters, particularly with the approaching local government elections. The right to vote is not just about putting an ‘X’ on a ballot …

Jul 27

Activators Lead Main Mandela Day Celebrations

Eastern Cape Activator & provincial representative Phikolomzi Habe and several prominent national and international icons led the main preparations for the 2016 Nelson Mandela Day Celebrations in Qunu on the 17th of July 2016. Among other key tasks  Habe’s role was to facilitate the screening as well as the question and answer plenary session (post …

Jul 27

PRESS RELEASE: The New Youth Struggle

With the upcoming local elections building momentum and encouraging a national dialogue on the feet of the 40th Youth Day anniversary; there has been an evident rise of youth participation within local governance. Active citizenry has been the topic of interest for citizens from all walks of life recently. Through this ‘enlightened’ mindset change, South …

Jul 25

Lila Silwana On Access To Education

What is your passion? I am passionate about youth development and education. I believe that as young people we need to create our own opportunities, and education is the door to such. What are you excited about lately? I am excited about the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) programme that I was part of this …

Jul 15

Education through Performing Arts

The Youth of 1976 fought for a noble course: agitating for the change in conditions of young people and selflessly dedicating their lives in favor of the nation. Their struggle was not about self-enrichment but for total emancipation of young people from chains of poverty and the web of being taught by the language they …

Jul 6

Fathering Our Childhoods

Please introduce yourself. I was born 22 years ago to the Ngubo family. I was raised by my mother’s family in a small township with my cousins who I consider to be my siblings. We were raised by our grandmother, but I later started boarding school. It was in boarding school that I discovered myself …

Jul 5

The BREXIT view, a Cow Herders Opinion

Ahh Britain, the birthplace of The Beatles and world’s Ringo, as John Oliver pointed out. Brexit is the new word on the street but is it worth the weight and scare it is linked with? “The feeling amongst many people my age is that David Cameron left a decision that could devastate a nation in …

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